Social Search from Google and Bing: My 8 Big Concerns (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

The search engine wars took a dramatic turn yesterday, with Google and Microsoft both announcing real-time search deals with Twitter. Additionally, Microsoft struck a deal with Facebook to index status updates on its Bing search engine, and Google introduced Social Search, which integrates your friends’ social networking information directly into search results.

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Google adds options as search engine race continues (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Google on Thursday rolled out search engine refinements as Microsoft strives to lure people to Bing and Twitter heightens appetites for real-time updates and news.

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Yahoo launches a Twitter lookalike! (Hindustan Times)

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Yahoo, which is otherwise not doing very well in the tech market, has finally taken the first step towards improving its situation.

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DDoS Attackers Continue Hitting Twitter, Facebook, Google (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

The distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks that knocked out Twitter for hours and affected other sites like Facebook, Google’s Blogger, and LiveJournal on Thursday continued all day Friday and may persist throughout the weekend.

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Yahoo, MySpace and Twitter discuss growth plans (vnunet.com)

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

Rosalie Marshall, vnunet.com , Sunday 31 May 2009 at 16:12:00 Web giants quizzed on recent difficulties at All Things Digital conference At the All Things Digital conference in California this week, three of the highest-profile web giants – Yahoo, MySpace and Twitter – discussed how they plan to increase web site traffic and gain users, in addition to openly talking about issues concerning their …

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Is Google Wave a Twitter Killer? (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Friday, May 29th, 2009

While the world has focused on Google Wave as a mash-up of chat, e-mail, and document sharing, it’s really something else: Google Wave could be the Twitter that everyone really wants. Maybe it’s the Facebook, too.

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Portuguese Twitter Clone Made by Yahoo (Web Host Directory)

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Rumours are circulating that Yahoo may be unveiling a Twitter clone called Yahoo Meme. David Ruiz?s has tipped the internet via his blog (it?s in Portuguese, here?s the translated version ), Yahoo is inviting users to test out the alpha version of a competitor to Twitter.

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Yahoo Makes A Twitter Clone?In Portuguese (TechCrunch)

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

We’ve heard that Yahoo may be unveiling a Twitter clone called Yahoo Meme. According to our tipster David Ruiz’s blog (it’s in Portuguese, here’s the translated version ), Yahoo is inviting users to test out the alpha version of a competitor to Twitter. Translated to English, the front page of Yahoo Meme says “Do not have time nor patience for blogging? So Meme is tailored for you. Wait” Yahoo …

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Google could be in talks to buy Twitter (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Google Inc may be in talks to buy internet start-up Twitter, the free micro-blogging service that allows people to send short text messages to a network of friends, the TechCrunch website said late Thursday.

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